Articles by Cristina Cabrejas-Artola

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How Spain Connected the Far East and the Far West: The Beginning of a New Era
Cristina Cabrejas-Artola – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Apr 2021

Magellan and Elcano’s nautical expedition was an extraordinary leap for humankind. Almost two years of a long-haul sail across the unknown oceans changed the history of navigation and, most importantly, it unlocked a whole new world connecting people from the Moluccas in the Far East, across the New World in the Americas with old continent in Western Europe.

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Conflict Irresolution: U.S.-Taliban Peace Deal
Cristina Cabrejas-Artola – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Apr 2020

23 Apr 2020 – At a time when the international community had high hopes for conflict resolution and a first glimpse of peace victory, all is left is an agreement of conflict irresolution and defeat.

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Iran: From Survival Struggle to Sphere of Influence
Cristina Cabrejas-Artola – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Sep 2019

30 Sep 2019 – While Iran’s rivals are threatened by nearly two and half millennia of imperial supremacy, they ignore Iran’s historical impact in the world on political, religious, scientific, cultural and philosophical developments that can hardly be interpreted as enemies of the “free world”. Such an international misinterpretation has forced Iran to adopt an offensive foreign policy approach, which offers a theoretical framework for the validation of offensive realism against other realist and neoliberal theories.

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Commission Against Impunity (CICIG) Suspended in Guatemala
Cristina Cabrejas-Artola – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Sep 2019

4 Sep 2019 – In a country where economic growth and democratic institutions are jeopardized by high levels of corruption, the Commission Against Impunity was created as an anti-corruption independent body of investigators, to assist Guatemala’s judicial institutions in the fight against organised crime.

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A New Middle East: The Long Awaited Independence
Cristina Cabrejas-Artola – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Apr 2019

26 Apr 2019 – For centuries, Western powers have essentially blocked any attempts to make the Middle East a self-sufficient region. A powerful Middle East gave rise to a declined Europe through scientific discoveries, providing the foundations of the industrial revolution. The Middle East is rising again, hopefully to end centuries of foreign dependency and false protection retaking the lead of further scientific advancement.

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